Brice Butler, one of the South's most sought-after wide receivers, told Tiger Rag that after visiting a handful of schools that LSU is definitely one of his favorites.
The 6-2, 185-pound speedster runs a
4.45 40, benches 245 and squats 340.
Last season, Butler shared catches with
another top receiver and still managed 35 grabs for 680 yards and nine
How is recruiting going for the
4-star wide out?
"After all my unofficial visits,
LSU is still up there," said Butler. "I don't really have top teams right
now, but LSU is a team I like a lot. I like the coaching staff and everything
Butler's father knows LSU receivers coach D.J. McCarthy and that relationship is definitely benefiting the
"They've known each other for a
while now," said Butler. "I think they either used to coach
together or play together. It's something that helps for recruiting."
Recently, LSU coaches came to visit
the spring, not once but twice.
"Coach (Bradley Dale) Peveto came
twice and when he came the second time coach McCarthy came with him," said
Butler. "I had a
good practice that day so it was good that they got to see that."
Like most of America, Butler watched the 2007 NFL draft and noticed
that LSU had two receivers drafted in the first round.
"That means a lot to a recruit like
me," said Butler. "To me it means that that could be me
in a couple of years."